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Ortom To Mothers: Prevail On Your Children To Shun Violence

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has charged women in the state to prevail on their children to shun violence as well as other tendencies enemical to progress and development of their areas and the entire state.

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Empowerment Would Guide Against Gender-based Violence, Group Says

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu A non-governmental organisation, Women for Women International (WfWI) has revealed that empowerment of women at all levels will help ensure the reduction and subsequent stoppage of gender-based violence in the country. Speaking during a one-day strategic discussion with

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Group laments increase in violence against men

An NGO, Girls and Youth Re-integration Network (GYRIN),  has expressed concern over rising cases of domestic violence against men in the country. The founder of the NGO, Miss Kehinde Awojola,  said that GYRIN has received alarming reports from men after

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Xmas: Police record violence free, laud residents in Niger

The  Commissioner of Police in Niger, Mr Zubairu Muazu, says the state Police Command records violence free Christmas celebration due to the residents’ peaceful conduct during the period. Muazu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Wednesday that

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Anti-government march turns violent in Congo capital, 17 dead

At least 17 people, including three policemen, were killed when Congolese police and anti-government protesters clashed in the capital Kinshasa on Monday during a march against President Joseph Kabila and what the protesters see as his bid to extend his

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Two students of FIDEI Poly, policemen killed during protest

FIDEI Polytechnic Gboko in Benue State was, on Wednesday, shut down indefinitely following alleged killing of two students and two police officers by suspected group of thugs known as ‘SHAWA.’ The two students were killed and another hospitalized, while property

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